Marc Ross is the Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the XFL. In this role, Marc is responsible for all aspects of football operations, including rules and gameplay, logistics and league planning, as well as innovation, data and analytics. He works closely with the executive leadership team to develop the strategic football philosophy, a core component of the league’s vision to bring dynamic football product to the XFL fanbase.
Ross is also an analyst on NFL Network, appearing on various programs such as NFL Total Access and NFL Now. Prior to the NFL Network, he also worked for the NFL as a consultant for Football Operations.
Ross has more than 20 years of professional football experience working across both league and team levels within the NFL. Ross began his career in football in 1995 as a Public Relations Intern with the NY Giants. He then worked for the Philadelphia Eagles, where he became the youngest College Scouting Director in NFL history at age 27. After spending eight years with the Eagles, he moved on to the Buffalo Bills, where he spent three years as their National Scout. In 2007, Ross was hired as the Director of College Scouting with the Giants before ultimately being promoted to Vice President of Player Evaluation. During his 11 years with the Giants, they were 2-time Super Bowl Champions (XLII, XLVI).
Ross graduated with a degree in Sociology from Princeton University. As a member of the Tigers football team, he was a 1992 Ivy League Champion, 2x All-Ivy League wide receiver/return specialist, holds 5 school records and was named to the Princeton All Time Ivy League Era Team. He also earned a Master of Science in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.